Colleges Near Waterloo

Colleges and universities near me in the Waterloo, Iowa area

There are 2 colleges in Waterloo and 42 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 186,670 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 68,406, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Waterloo. Driving time to these schools from Waterloo should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Grinnell College in Grinnell. The largest college in the area is Iowa State University enrolling 34,992 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Waterloo.


42 results

Allen College
A
Waterloo, IA
 
Allen College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 662enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Waterloo

Hawkeye Community College
H
Waterloo, IA
 
Hawkeye Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,263enrollment
  • $10,666net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Waterloo

University of Northern Iowa
N
Cedar Falls, IA
University of Northern Iowa

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 11,187enrollment
  • $15,760net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 980-1241SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

6 miles from Waterloo

Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus
P
Cedar Falls, IA
 
Purdue Global Cedar Falls Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 149enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waterloo

Wartburg College
W
Waverly, IA
 
Wartburg College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,498enrollment
  • $22,363net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

18 miles from Waterloo

Upper Iowa University
U
Fayette, IA
 
Upper Iowa University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 4,392enrollment
  • $20,511net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

37 miles from Waterloo

Marshalltown Community College
M
Marshalltown, IA
 
Marshalltown Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,931enrollment
  • $7,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Waterloo

Ellsworth Community College
E
Iowa Falls, IA
 
Ellsworth Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 796enrollment
  • $11,393net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Waterloo

Coe College
C
Cedar Rapids, IA
Coe College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,422enrollment
  • $21,081net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

50 miles from Waterloo

Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus
P
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Purdue Global Cedar Rapids Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 411enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Waterloo

Mount Mercy University
M
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Mount Mercy University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,835enrollment
  • $20,977net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

49 miles from Waterloo

Kirkwood Community College
K
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kirkwood Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,906enrollment
  • $9,824net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Waterloo

Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar
N
Calmar, IA
 
Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,449enrollment
  • $10,328net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Waterloo

Grinnell College
G
Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Iowa

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $29,404net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

55 miles from Waterloo

Cornell College
C
Mount Vernon, IA
Cornell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,028enrollment
  • $28,566net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1345SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

61 miles from Waterloo

North Iowa Area Community College
N
Mason City, IA
 
North Iowa Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,995enrollment
  • $8,399net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Waterloo

Purdue Global Mason City Campus
P
Mason City, IA
 
Purdue Global Mason City Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 142enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

64 miles from Waterloo

Luther College
L
Decorah, IA
Luther College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Iowa

  • 2,005enrollment
  • $23,805net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1265SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

63 miles from Waterloo

FAQ's

The closest community college is Hawkeye Community College and is 4.4 miles from Waterloo. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Hawkeye Community College are $5,624 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Hawkeye Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.